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Here Comes Nobody

posted on May 22, 2012

Defending Georgetown’s decision to invite Kathleen Sebelius to speak at a commencement ceremony, Maureen Dowd at The New York Times is disheartened by the reaction of the Catholic Church, her own faith tradition. “I always liked that the name of my religion was also an adjective meaning all-embracing,” she writes. “I was a Catholic and I wanted to be catholic.” She adds, “So it makes me sad to see the Catholic Church grow so uncatholic.” Seeing the Church as “intent on loyalty testing, mind control and heresy hunting,” Dowd laments that “[r]ather than all-embracing, the church hierarchy has become all-constricting.”

Read at The New York Times